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Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5944

Office: (585) 275-5944

Fax: (585) 273-1104

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology (deficiencies of the immune system, immunization (proper use of vaccines to prevent disease), and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group..

He has written nearly 50 textbook chapters and published more than 130 papers in the field of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology.

Professional Background

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology, immunization, laboratory medicine, and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

His current research, funded by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (New Vaccine Surveillance Network), is focused on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Research

Dr. Weinberg's current research efforts focus on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance, with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy (New Vaccine Surveillance Network, funded by CDC contract).

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1978
BS | Indiana University
Biological Sciences

1982
MD | Indiana University School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship in Pediatrics Infectious Disease at St Louis Children's Hospital

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

06/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

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Awards

2014 - 2015
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")
Location: URMC

2012 - 2013
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2007 - 2008
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Dept of Pediatrics Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award

2005 - Present
Best Doctors in America

2004 - 2005
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2003 - 2004
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2002 - 2003
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2001 - 2002
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

1998 - 1999
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/18/2019
Pindyck T, Hall AJ, Tate JE, Cardemil CV, Kambhampati AK, Wikswo ME, Payne DC, Grytdal S, Boom JA, Englund JA, Klein EJ, Halasa N, Selvarangan R, Staat MA, Weinberg GA, Beenhouwer DO, Brown ST, Holodniy M, Lucero-Obusan C, Marconi VC, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Parashar U. "Validation of Acute Gastroenteritis-related International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification Codes in Pediatric and Adult US Populations." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2019 Oct 18; Epub 2019 Oct 18.

9/4/2019
Payne DC, Englund JA, Weinberg GA, Halasa NB, Boom JA, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Azimi PH, Klein EJ, Szilagyi PG, Chappell J, Sahni LC, McNeal M, Harrison CJ, Moffatt ME, Johnston SH, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Esona MD, Tate JE, Curns AT, Wikswo ME, Sulemana I, Bowen MD, Parashar UD. "Association of Rotavirus Vaccination With Inpatient and Emergency Department Visits Among Children Seeking Care for Acute Gastroenteritis, 2010-2016." JAMA network open.. 2019 Sep 4; 2(9):e1912242. Epub 2019 Sep 04.

7/18/2019
Shane AL, Weinberg GA. "Can We Further Increase Protection Against Rotavirus by Reducing 2 Barriers to Immunization, Inpatient Hospitalization and Older Age?" Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.. 2019 Jul 18; Epub 2019 Jul 18.

Books & Chapters

2018
Chapter Title: Bacterial Infections of the Nervous System
Book Title: Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice
Author List: Weinberg GA, Stone, RT
Edited By: Swaiman KF, Ashwal S, Ferriero DM, Schor NF, et al
Published By: Elsevier Saunders 2018 in Philadelphia

2018
Chapter Title: Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) in infants and children
Book Title: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 20th Edition
Author List: Weinberg, GA
Edited By: Porter RS, Kaplan JL
Published By: Merck & Co 2018 in Kenilworth, NJ

2018
Chapter Title: Miscellaneous infections in infants and children (Bacterial Meningitis; Occult Bacteremia and Fever Without Apparent Source; Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children; Rheumatic Fever)
Book Title: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 20th Edition
Author List: Weinberg, GA
Edited By: Porter RS, Kaplan JL
Published By: Merck & Co 2018 in Kenilworth, NJ

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